(Closed) Which of those would you feel comfortable doing alone ?

posted 3 years ago in The Lounge
  • poll: Which of those are you comfortable doing alone ?
    Eat in a restaurant. : (59 votes)
    17 %
    Go to movies : (67 votes)
    19 %
    Have coffee : (97 votes)
    28 %
    Go for a drink. : (27 votes)
    8 %
    All of those, I don't really care : (66 votes)
    19 %
    In theory all of those, but it really depends. : (30 votes)
    9 %
    Other : (1 votes)
    0 %
  • Post # 2
    9539 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper

    Sometimes having your own company or a dinner date with a book is better than another person. Besides, I travel a lot and not being comfortable being alone to any of those would be limiting and very boring.

    Post # 3
    1217 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2016

    I work an atypical schedule, so for a long time while I was single and wokring that schedule I had to either be comfortable with doing those things alone or not do them.  Now my fi can often take part of a day off to do something, so I do them less often.  

    Post # 4
    2629 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: April 2017 - Hogarths, Solihull

    merighthere :  I’ve no issue with having coffee alone – I find coffee shops quite relaxing so I’d happily chill out with a big drink and a good book. 

    I had to eat alone in a restaurant for a week and hated it.  Same restaurant each night as it was attached to the hotel I  was staying in. I was glad to have my kindle but I felt really conspicuous! The staff were lovely though which made it a bit easier. 


    Post # 5
    1937 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2015

    I could eat alone as long as it wasn’t a super busy couple oriented time like 7 PM on a Saturday. Same goes for movies. Mainly because you’ll get stuck beside people. I don’t even like doign that when I’m with my Darling Husband

    I was a student living on campus… I can drink any time of the day and no feel weird, haha

    Post # 6
    2020 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: April 2018

    I no longer have any issue doing anything by myself. Some times I just want to be alone. If someone else has an issue with it, that says more about them, then me. 

    Post # 7
    994 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2018

    I’ve done all of the above except go to a movie… I would rather stay home and watch a movie in my PJs then go out, or drag my mom with me so I had someone to share popcorn with

    That said, you want to see a movie on your own, rock on! you do you… I have been to plays by myself (and not shit ones, I mean London West End Les Mis)

    Post # 8
    115 posts
    Blushing bee

    Eating in a fast-food type restaurant alone is fine, but in a place where they actually wait tables for some reason it’s always felt off to go by myself. The only other thing that I don’t enjoy doing alone is going to concerts– it’s more fun for me to have someone to rock out with and talk about the show wit.

    Post # 9
    411 posts
    Helper bee

    I would and have done all of these together. I went and saw Bad Moms by myself, in the middle of the day. I felt so suburban, but let’s be real SO was NOT going to go see that with me.

    Post # 10
    1551 posts
    Bumble bee

    Ive done all of these except drinks alone (but I dont drink anyway otherwise I probably would). My husband goes to alot of international conferences. I love to travel so I take advantage and go with him. While he is at the conferences I have to explore alone so I quickly got used to eating in restaurants alone etc.. Its something that feels awkward the first few times but you quickly get over it!

    Post # 11
    10033 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I’ve done all those things alone before (always with a book, laptop, etc.) except go see a movie in a theater alone.  Just never thought of doing that.  Netflix, jammies, a glass of wine, snuggled on the couch with a blanket, can’t beat it.  Going out to a movie at the theater seems like a date night to me, so I wouldn’t want to be alone doing it.

    Post # 12
    1112 posts
    Bumble bee

    I’ve done all of those alone lol, and I especially love watching a movie in the theater alone!

    Post # 13
    3986 posts
    Honey bee

    merighthere :  I enjoy hanging out at coffee shops by myself sometimes. I just love the smell, that background music, and the ambiance. Half of the people I see there are by themselves anyway and busy with their laptops. 

    Post # 14
    706 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: June 2016

    I go a lot of places alone, normally a few movies a year, eat, and enjoy coffee. I don’t really drink.

    Debating doing Disneyland on Monday by myself, have once on accident cause I got stood up lol this was years ago. My pass is expiring next month and Darling Husband expired two weeks ago. I’ve had a pass for 12 years so I am sad we aren’t renewing and kinda just wanna go enjoy Starbucks, draw, and ride a few rides.

    Post # 15
    2859 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: April 2016

    Can I just say I LOVE shopping alone… I hate shopping when someone else is with me!

    Oh and the beach!! I really only enjoy the beach when I’m there by myself!

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